Why eating is about more than just taste

What’s the first question we ask ourselves when we’re looking at the menu at a restaurant or rolling down the aisles at the grocery store. Most likely it’s…

“Hmmm, what looks good today?”

 Translated…what is going to taste good in my mouth for the 30 seconds I chew and  then swallow it?… Read more...

[Podcast] Ep08: Integrative Medicine, part 2

In this episode I continue my conversation with Dr. Edison de Mello, the founder, CEO, and medical director of the Akasha Center for Integrative Medicine in Santa Monica, CA. We continue our discussion about diet, gaining more energy, understanding your heart rate in relation to exercise, and how to get better sleep.… Read more...

[Podcast] Ep07: Integrative Medicine, part 1

In this episode I have a conversation with Dr. Edison de Mello, the founder, CEO, and medical director of the Akasha Center for Integrative Medicine in Santa Monica, CA. We talk about his call to medicine, why the American medical system is broken, and most importantly, how to treat patients instead of symptoms.… Read more...

If calories don’t matter, then what should I eat?

This is such a loaded question it’s difficult to know where to start. I heard on a podcast recently (and I don’t remember which one, otherwise I would be happy to attribute this to whomever said it) the following advice which I think is perfect:

There is no such thing as the perfect diet…

only the perfect diet for you.Read more...